What to Do

With a wide selection of understated and elegant accommodations, The Bethel Inn & Suites is the perfect location to begin all your adventures in the Upper Cumberland region.

Begin your adventures by exploring our family-friendly hotel. Stay in one of our spacious standard guestrooms, or even luxury suites, as all our rooms are replete with heavenly-style beds and thoughtful amenities. Always stay connected with free wireless internet that is accessible throughout the entire property. Start your day with a complimentary breakfast before heading out to enjoy the Upper Cumberland area. Unwind in our indoor heated family pool, designed specifically with your little ones in mind. If working up a sweat is more your speed, we offer a small fitness center to get your heart rate up before you start your day.

Our ideal location in the heart of the Upper Cumberland atop the Cumberland Plateau, located in the quiet mountain town of Monterey, and Bethel Inn & Suites is located a very short distance of the town’s unique shops, railroad museum, scenic overlook at Bee Rock and area restaurants. Our knowledgeable staff will help you select the perfect activities, events, and places to eat.

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During the Spring & Summer , a popular choice for travelers is to visit one of the 10 Tennessee State parks located within an hour of the hotel location. Fall Creek Falls State Park boasts the highest waterfall east of the Mississippi River and is a great park for boating and seeing wildlife. Burgess Falls State Park and Cummins Falls State Park are located just 20 minutes away, and are great for quick hiking expeditions that provide unmatched scenic views. Click in the Area Activities for more information about all the adventures the Cumberland Plateau has to offer!

During the Fall & Winter, the Cumberland Plateau offers visitors a wonderful variety of interesting and culturally inviting activities. One of the most popular is the Muddy Pond Mennonite Community where they invite the public in late September and early October to watch Sorghum being made.

Of course, there are many indoor attractions like the world famous Cumberland County Playhouse, Appalachian Craft Center, one or all of the five area Wineries that offer tastings and tours, or maybe catching a classical music performance at Wattenbarger Hall by the Bryan Symphony Orchestra on the campus of Tennessee Technological University….there is always something fun and entertaining to do!